I waited 2.5 years for this folding monitor… - SPUD

  • Published on May 25, 2019
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Comments • 3 782

  • brann
    brann 3 hours ago

    What a ridiculous piece kf junk is that

  • Star LA
    Star LA 3 hours ago +1

    Anybody else looking at that huge digital storm computer in the background the whole video or is it just me?

  • Samantha Griffin
    Samantha Griffin 14 hours ago

    Where could I get the portable LCD screen what you held that looks like a Microsoft surface pro?

  • Vincent La Rochelle
    Vincent La Rochelle 17 hours ago


  • Birk Stolt
    Birk Stolt Day ago

    Isn't keeping it on while closed a fire hazard?

  • Pete Eddy
    Pete Eddy Day ago

    The ring is too high res for the spud!

  • Khalid Hebshi
    Khalid Hebshi Day ago

    So a CRT that does not weigh as much a locomotive?

  • romanvampire
    romanvampire Day ago

    Looked up this KS, and it gives a pre-order option (sold out appearantly) for 139$!
    while the super early bird was 349$...
    139$ starts to come near the 99$ you mentioned in you video for a camping thing ;-)

  • tino deryanto
    tino deryanto Day ago

    Is that USD 10k pc as a flower table???

  • Nik
    Nik 3 days ago

    Where do you find that “Chinese portable monitor”?

  • DarkStigmata
    DarkStigmata 3 days ago

    What about zenscreen? XD

  • Ghryst VanGhod
    Ghryst VanGhod 3 days ago +1

    a projector in a balloon.
    lose the balloon and you got a semi decent idea.

  • random person
    random person 3 days ago

    "Sorry spud you are potato image quality"
    Ouch my potato pc pride and 144p quality

    (Jk it aint that bad but still wanted to post something stupid)

  • random person
    random person 3 days ago

    6:47 at coffee shop I sure you don't want be that guy?
    What the Hentai or the with same folding monitor watching gay porn?
    Which one is it? don't mind my hentai wait even better idea High school dxd.

  • IraQ Nid
    IraQ Nid 4 days ago

    Save it for later to see if the projector can be upgraded with a better module.

  • Noviar Daud
    Noviar Daud 5 days ago

    Somehow.. i honestly like this type of tech. It's less fatiguing to the eyes

  • JP dJ
    JP dJ 6 days ago

    Looks like a softbox with rear projector

  • Anthony
    Anthony 6 days ago

    Looks like a solution looking for a problem!

  • tsartomato
    tsartomato 6 days ago

    watching a movie on phone?

  • tsartomato
    tsartomato 6 days ago

    миллениалы изобрели ЭЛТ

  • Adam B.
    Adam B. 6 days ago

    If they rebrand and sell as a portable television maybe on to something but not for 400 lol.

  • Charles Burgess
    Charles Burgess 6 days ago

    I can see this thing in an industrial environment

  • letdownbaloon
    letdownbaloon 7 days ago

    chrome cast out camping in the evening? 400 usd though. jesus

  • VerumAdPotentia
    VerumAdPotentia 7 days ago

    $400.00?!? I'm out!

  • Animositie
    Animositie 7 days ago

    Puts plants on top of 10k pc

  • Jorge Santos
    Jorge Santos 8 days ago

    Turn the lights off!

  • Thomas Callander
    Thomas Callander 8 days ago

    SPUD was 140 dollars before it sold out on Arovia
    In my opinion it is now actually a fair price for good build quality

  • Gween Monster
    Gween Monster 8 days ago

    Please make a video on best projector on Ali express

  • Victor Supreme
    Victor Supreme 8 days ago

    Video Doorbell Security Camera where you can unplug the batteries from outside LOL

  • super sonic cloud
    super sonic cloud 8 days ago

    It’s just a projector and a screen.................…,…,……,…11/2

  • Nick Giardella
    Nick Giardella 8 days ago

    you could use it as a mobile camera display. like to make sure ur in frame

  • Extreme Titan2
    Extreme Titan2 9 days ago

    There's more to life than size hhhhmmmmmm I wonder why he says that

  • Sean Voss
    Sean Voss 9 days ago

    i definetly dont want to be that kind of guy sitting in tha cafe and showing off with a 24 inch display.

  • Drew Knoll-Owen
    Drew Knoll-Owen 9 days ago +4

    3:02 Linus finally got Compiz working on Windows 10 for that sick early-2000s "wobbly windows" effect

  • Joshua Mack
    Joshua Mack 9 days ago

    So. It's a projector stuck inside a photography folding softbox.which is a kinda, neat idea but not that special. ... If they sell just the projector but with Bowens mount and perhaps if that helps a finer fabric than the softbox got, and make it adjust to size, I'm in. Though maybe sticking a projector in a Bowens adapter for speedlights also works... Oh wait. Works only for some boxes. But with the godox folding line, Diffusor taken out, sure. 80cm.

  • AlbertsHere
    AlbertsHere 10 days ago

    2:04 not rlly, if its big you can get the bullets shootin.

  • hh hh
    hh hh 10 days ago

    hey guys u think one could write programs/text editing on this thing? when u program no space is too much... could be great for those working on laptops... if it didnt cost 400 bucks

  • living a lifetime
    living a lifetime 10 days ago

    Love this channel and omg dropped my phone laughing when he said "That said, like im always reminding my wife, there is more to life than size.."

  • XxYorWrstNigtmre
    XxYorWrstNigtmre 10 days ago

    More like a portable projector. Cool none the less

  • vincentmurphy101
    vincentmurphy101 10 days ago

    The 4th time I opened mine the safety cable holding the foldable frame to its size., well it broke

  • lionelsh
    lionelsh 10 days ago

    I would rather use a projector

  • artifactingreality
    artifactingreality 10 days ago

    u got scammed son haha u pwned

  • arty G
    arty G 10 days ago

    Thanks, really like the review

  • Sabir Hossain
    Sabir Hossain 11 days ago

    how about a laptop?

  • Kaleb Richey
    Kaleb Richey 12 days ago

    $350 for this piece of shit!?

  • Nick K
    Nick K 12 days ago

    It deflates if the wife walks in lol😛

  • bobkilla430
    bobkilla430 12 days ago

    I can see this type of product working well for parents with kids on camping trips or even in bedrooms. I think it's good for their first product. Get the cost down and offer better resolutions and brightness and I think this could fit niche market

  • DrMario Pepper
    DrMario Pepper 12 days ago

    That device is awful.

  • Beau Beaŕ
    Beau Beaŕ 12 days ago

    That's sht

  • nedj10
    nedj10 12 days ago

    As a rng owner I have to say their product sucks, its slow as tar at notifying your phone, and their upcharge business model that does not allow the owner to use local NAS storage for the video files the camera records and already uploads to a cloud based server, even if you don't subscribe to their monthy upsell cloud storage product, all of this anti-consumer behavior makes it one of the worst and frankly surprising products to see LTT schilling for..

  • MooseGoos3
    MooseGoos3 13 days ago

    this is the dumbest invention ive ever seen besides that fake projector wrist phone thing.
    shitty resolution, shitty quality, shitty color, shitty luminance, its just something to make kids and the mentally challenged go "WOW THATS SO I COOL I WANT IT"

    • MooseGoos3
      MooseGoos3 13 days ago

      AND IT COSTS $400? what a rip off piece of shite technology

  • Aleksandar Stanojkovic

    It's much bigger than carrying around a 17" screen without a stand. Just lol.. what a bad product

  • soup health
    soup health 14 days ago

    It seems like their market is military.

  • Kamden Vera
    Kamden Vera 14 days ago


  • excalibur flowerhorn
    excalibur flowerhorn 14 days ago

    Sooooooo its a softbox, with a cheap projector attached.

  • Phillip Zod Friedberg
    Phillip Zod Friedberg 14 days ago

    This might be as bad as the Ouya.

  • Joe0400
    Joe0400 14 days ago

    2:05 suicide by words.

  • Way'z Sy
    Way'z Sy 14 days ago

    looks like a crt display...

  • Benjamian Hausmann
    Benjamian Hausmann 14 days ago

    i would say its ok ish not the best but nice in kinde of a wey

  • Gonzo Gaming
    Gonzo Gaming 14 days ago +1

    This is truly pants, I shall bake the spud and consume it.

  • Hanze Liu
    Hanze Liu 15 days ago +22

    They literally combine a mini-projector with a semi-transparent canvas screen and call it SPUD....

    • Arhub
      Arhub 11 days ago +3

      They literally combined bread with meat and called it a Hotdog

  • puchu
    puchu 15 days ago +3

    Are we walking backwards now !!!
    So they basically stuck a screen in front of a cheap projector and called it SPUD- "Selling Poop Up Dollar"
    And that took 2.5 years and 700k, they spent the money on crack and bought something from AliExpress and sold them as SPUD for even more profit.

    • puchu
      puchu 13 days ago

      But another question, was Linus on crack when he backed this project !!!

  • agreencard
    agreencard 15 days ago

    What was that other display he had? Anyone have a link to that?

  • Brandon H
    Brandon H 15 days ago

    6:13 Lmfao wtf

  • Prom1theus Gaming
    Prom1theus Gaming 15 days ago

    Anyone notice this smug cunt has a pot plant resting on a 2-3 thousand dollar computer like this fucker is using one of the most expensive computers I've seen in my life as a fucking counter top.

  • Zeono Sama
    Zeono Sama 15 days ago

    So it's a projector with a screen built with it

  • TenPixelsTall
    TenPixelsTall 15 days ago

    Yea those proof of concept vids on their kickstarter page are super misleading. The fact that they're projecting colors darker than the target surface is a clear indicator of post composition. PS: thanks for that knowledge Captain Disillusion, i would love to have see a collab review by them of something like this!

  • Mike-Greninja
    Mike-Greninja 15 days ago

    It looks like a lighting equipment

  • Oscar Carter
    Oscar Carter 15 days ago

    Take it camping

  • The Original Gamer
    The Original Gamer 15 days ago

    What a stupid idea.

  • olivermasters
    olivermasters 15 days ago

    Did they really send that letter in Comic Sans?

  • MexVance
    MexVance 15 days ago +1

    anyone else notice at 9:55 that linus's hand move almost exactly with the video playing? LOL not sure why I noticed that

  • pier san
    pier san 15 days ago

    it's probably grow nodes??

  • dylan resciniti
    dylan resciniti 16 days ago

    this is quite depressing

  • Krzysztof Stasinowski
    Krzysztof Stasinowski 16 days ago

    Still cheaper than mac stand pro

    LAURA E 16 days ago

    you fucken bitch you slipped i will go to rhe police tomorrow at 7 aam i have all your real info on my phonr angelo asked you to donon ky laptop / phone

  • spacegangsta
    spacegangsta 16 days ago

    Piece of shit. Next.

  • Todd Simone
    Todd Simone 16 days ago

    Potato quality

  • Todd Simone
    Todd Simone 16 days ago

    They should have made it 1080p at a bare minimum. I mean who makes a 24" 720p display? The potato spud.

  • Domz
    Domz 16 days ago


  • skyfm
    skyfm 17 days ago

    Apparently I have the same phone as Linus

  • Jason M
    Jason M 17 days ago

    All the quotes on their website are from media sources pretty much saying “Hopefully the SPUD delivers” or “the 24 inch screen is bigger than any screens smaller than 24 inches”

  • Kameron Pfaff
    Kameron Pfaff 17 days ago

    T rash

    SHAWNO 17 days ago

    What you expect
    VS what you order from WISH.COM

  • Richard's World Traveler

    This isn't suitable for Xhamster or any other "X" website 😒

  • Tony Melo
    Tony Melo 17 days ago

    So.... a portable dlp projection TV. Wow.

  • Computers
    Computers 17 days ago +1


  • Spawn
    Spawn 17 days ago

    SPUD, more like dud.

  • Daniel Anderson
    Daniel Anderson 17 days ago

    thanks for posting this and wasting your money, i will now never buy this garbage monitor

  • Rafael Hebert
    Rafael Hebert 17 days ago

    1:14 sounds like Bornhub intro tune lol

  • firefox5926
    firefox5926 17 days ago

    10:22 or get 4 of them and arrange them with eyefinity :P

  • vexorian
    vexorian 17 days ago

    Cameras don't reduce crime


  • firefox5926
    firefox5926 17 days ago

    2:38 is it just me... or does this look suspiciously like a projector with a bag over the end of it with.... is this just a rear projection tv?

  • djmhyde
    djmhyde 17 days ago

    a projection monitor........ welcome to the 90's

  • Antonio Martinez
    Antonio Martinez 17 days ago

    I would take this on a camping trip if anybody felt like watching a movie

  • harshbarj
    harshbarj 17 days ago +4

    Have not watched yet, but it's going to be junk. It's a projection monitor. It's likely to be dim with screen imperfections.

    • Todd Simone
      Todd Simone 16 days ago

      You're way off. It's an ultra high fidelity 8k display with HDR, gsync and 2000 nits brightness.

  • Gruff Tor
    Gruff Tor 18 days ago

    Did you make that up. ? April 1st ? Development costs in China. 500 USD. Rest in my pocket. Niiiiice. 🤪 spud we don’t like

  • RockstarBruski
    RockstarBruski 18 days ago

    I could use this 720p potato or i could carry a light weight 24" thin portable monitor that has much better resolution and brightness and colors. Hmmm let me think such a hard decision. Not 😒

  • Tech101
    Tech101 18 days ago

    Why did he buy something that is literally a potato?

  • Nalianna
    Nalianna 18 days ago

    So, the spud is a dud?